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UTHSC to Host Dinner with Tamika Catchings October 27 in Knoxville

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On October 27, former Lady Vol and WNBA star Tamika Catchings will speak at a fundraising dinner to benefit two scholarship funds for the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dinner with Tamika Catchings will take place at The Foundry… Read More


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Weisser-Pike to Provide Rehabilitation to First IMT Patient in the United States

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The first patient in the United States to receive an implanted miniature telescope (IMT) following cataract surgery will receive rehabilitation from an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Low vision rehabilitation and occupational therapist Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L,… Read More


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Reynolds Elected to the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management

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Rebecca Reynolds, EdD, RHIA, CHPS, chair and professor of the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management and privacy coordinator in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been elected to serve on the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM), beginning in 2018.… Read More


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Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology Faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Prominently Featured Throughout the ASHA Leader

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Located in Knoxville, the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has had several members of its faculty and staff to be prominently featured in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Leader, a monthly publication about speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions to Host Open House February 24, 2017

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions invites prospective students to attend an open house on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. The open house will take place in the Student-Alumni Center, located at 800 Madison Avenue, Room 305. Committed to preparing health care leaders, the College of Health Professions… Read More


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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Annie Quarles Soars Above Challenges to Achieve Her Physical Therapy Dreams

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After being delivered at 25 weeks with a congenital amputation of her left arm,  College of Health Professions graduate Annie Quarles was born weighing a mere one pound and ten ounces. Her parents, Robert and Susan, raised her to be grateful for life and she desires to use her one arm to impact the lives… Read More


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College Spotlight: College of Health Professions’ Educational Agenda Extends Beyond the Classroom

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The College of Health Professions (COHP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is committed to creating educational programs that extend beyond the classroom and into the community. “Students in allied health professions, as in other health care disciplines, recognize that they have responsibilities that go beyond academic instruction,” said Lori Gonzalez, PhD,… Read More


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UTHSC Student Robert Bruno Receives 2016 American Health Information Management Association Foundation Merit Scholarship

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Robert Bruno, a fourth-year pharmacy and health informatics and information management student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the recipient of the 2016 American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation’s Merit Scholarship. He will receive $2,500 for the John Kloss Memorial Veteran Scholarship. According to the foundation’s website, the scholarship is awarded… Read More